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Metaswitch Networks

Insider reviews

Get the inside view from graduates at Metaswitch

8.0 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 5 ratings in 2019)
"Challenging, rewarding and supportive."
Culture
8.2 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
7.5 / 10
 
Hours
9.0 / 10
 
Salary
7.4 / 10
 
 
Diversity
6.5 / 10
 
 
Training
6.2 / 10
 

Pros

  • People of all levels are approachable in the office and willing to help each other.
  • The flexible hours are popular and allow employees to have a good work/life balance.
  • Both starting pay and salary progression are seen as competitive in the industry.
  • Previous experience in coding is not a requirement at the company.

Cons

  • There’s considered to be a lack of diversity, though this is being addressed.
  • Some feel there is a lack of formal training.
  • While the pay is seen as being good, the pay structure could be more transparent.
  • A new office is being built, but the current one is getting run down.

What insiders say about...

"The interview process is split into two rounds. Both are heavily focused on your..."

"Everyone is interested in working hard. Everyone wants each other to do well and..."

"The office space is good and the Edinburgh office has been newly refurbished."

"I work 7.5 hours a day from Monday to Friday. How I make up those hours is very flexible..."

"My salary is relatively competitive, at least for outside London. It's not the most..."

"Providing drinks with a tab gets most people out of the office for a good ice-breaker..."

"There were various problem-solving questions that required a written answer."

"I can only speak for the Edinburgh office but facilities for those wanting to run/cycle..."

"Management is line driven so your first line manager is in daily contact with you..."

"The company is not very diverse up the management line at the moment. However, this..."

"There could be more transparency around promotions and salary increases. Maybe it's..."

"The work varies depending on what problems customers have. I really enjoy this variability..."

"There's a commitment to developing people and your manager is genuinely interested..."

"It can be difficult to get insight into the pay structure and therefore to know how..."

"We started off making automatic tills."

"A good employer with a gentle approach to work."

"The flexibility, atmosphere and high proportion of former mathematicians."

"There is no official training programme as you are just taught what you need for..."

"Although it is expensive, I would ask the company to consider granting more leave..."

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